Scotland

THE operator of the new ScotRail franchise Abellio confirmed on October 9 that it has selected Hitachi for a contract to supply at least 70 EMUs for use on regional…
SCOTLAND's transport minister Mr Keith Brown announced on October 8 that Transport Scotland has selected Netherlands Railways (NS) international passenger subsidiary Abellio to operate the ScotRail franchise, ousting First Group,…
ROLLING stock leasor Eversholt Rail has awarded Alstom a £36.1m contract to refurbish its 40 class 334 EMUs operated by First ScotRail on services between Glasgow and Edinburgh via Bathgate.
SCOTLAND's Borders Railway project has celebrated a milestone with the laying of the first sections of track on the 48km line from Newcraighall, south of Edinburgh, to Tweedbank.
NEARLY six years after construction began, Edinburgh finally launched its first modern light rail line on May 30, when the 13.5km route was inaugurated by dignitaries including Scottish transport minister…
BRITAIN's Serco Group announced on May 28 that it has been awarded a 15-year contract by Transport Scotland to operate the new Caledonian Sleeper franchise, which will operate overnight services…
SCOTLAND's first minister Mr Alex Salmond has confirmed a £170m investment package for a five-year programme to enhance railway services on the Inverness - Aberdeen line.
SCOTTISH transport minister Mr Keith Brown confirmed on November 1 that five companies have been shortlisted to run the new ScotRail franchise, which will commence in 2015, while three are…
BRITAIN's infrastructure manager, Network Rail (NR), has invited bids by September for the £400m project to electrify the Edinburgh – Falkirk – Glasgow main line, which is part of the…
AFTER six months of preparatory works, construction began on April 18 on Scotland's £294m Borders Railway project, which involves rebuilding a 48km section of Edinburgh – Carlisle line between Newcraighall…
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